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ZEST Mediterraneus Absolute Value I

Ranked 122 out of 185 in - Long/Short Equity over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Gianrito Nicodemo

Gianrito Nicodemo is a senior portfolio manager to the Zest Asset Management SICAV, specifically to the sub-fund Mediterraneus Absolute Value since May 2015. Prior to this, Gianrito was portfolio advisor for Moneyrex SA, Lugano and previously he was CIO at DFL SA in Lugano. Between 2006 and 2008 Gianrito was a portfolio manager for Absolute Large Cap Fund at Absolute Capital Management. He joined ACMH from Banca Intermobiliare Milan, where from 2002 to 2006 started and led the institutional brokerage business. Before thus Gianrito was portfolio manager and head of asset management at Diners Club Sim in Milan where he was founder of one of the first Italian ethical managed portfolios Dimensione Uomo. He started his career in 1999 when he worked as a trader on the Italian Market for Studio Previtali Agenti di cambio. Gianrito studied law at Cattolica University, Milan.


The Sub-Fund aims to seek a consistent, absolute return while placing emphasis on the preservation of capital in the long term. In order to achieve its investment objective, the Sub-Fund intends to invest principally in long and synthetic short positions on equity and equity related securities of issuers, that are incorporated under the laws of, and/or have their registered office in, and/or that derive the predominant part of their economic activity from European countries even if listed elsewhere.

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Long/Short Equity over : 30/11/2016 - 30/11/2017
  • Rank 122/185 Total Return
  • Rank 86/185 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 108/185 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
84 Schroder ISF European Eq Absolute Return C Acc EUR


85 BDL Rempart Europe C EUR


86 Chilton UCITS - Global Strategies B EUR EUR


86 ZEST Mediterraneus Absolute Value I EUR


88 LM MC Japan Abs Alpha A (PF) EUR Dis (A) (H)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 0.3% 1.7% 0.7%
2016 -1.0% -1.7% -3.1% 0.5% 3.5%
2015 -1.7% 1.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Luxembourg
  3. Switzerland

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/05/2015
  • Share Class size02Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU1216091261

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment200,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.00%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).